Lake Palestine Palooza: Event to benefit Pets Fur People

Published on Thursday, 22 May 2014 23:48 - Written by From Staff Reports

H&W Marine and 95.3/102.3 The Breeze will host the seventh annual Lake Palestine Palooza to benefit Pets Fur People, a local no-kill animal shelter. This year’s Palooza will be at the Marina in the Villages Resort from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. The Villages Marina on Lake Palestine, off of Highway 2661 west of Highway 155.

Admission to the event is free with a monetary donation to Pets Fur People.

The Breeze presents national recording pop acts: DJR, My Crazy Girlfriend, The Ready Set, New Hollow and from “The Voice”; Stevie Jo Rosenbalm. KYYK will be bringing in a full line-up of Texas Country Bands including Jerrett Zoch & The OSR Band, Pushwater, The Bigsby’s and others. Special appearances by Spongebob Squarepants and Hello Kitty also will be included in the event.

H&W Marine of Tyler’s on-water boat show at the Palooza provides an opportunity to check out the newest boats on the market and actually go out on the lake and try them out. Pontoon boats, ski boats, bass boats and runabouts will all be available for demo rides. Factory Representatives will be there to answer all your questions and Skeeter Pro Team members will be available for expert advice and rides in their top-of-line, professional rigs.

Lots of popular fair-style foods, such as turkey legs, funnel cakes, snow cones, hamburgers and hot dogs will be available. A portion of all food sales for the day will be donated to the Pets Fur People.

Pets Fur People (formerly known as the Humane Society of East Texas) is a selective admission, life-sustaining animal sanctuary in Tyler. Their mission is to provide a temporary haven for the animals in their care, until they find their forever families. They are committed to reduce and ultimately eliminate euthanasia as an acceptable method of population control for unwanted dogs and cats. Pets Fur People promote the positive results of spay/neuter programs to reduce dog and cat overpopulation, and pride themselves in teaching responsible pet guardianship.

For more information, “like” Lake Palestine Palooza on Facebook, visit or call 903-561-5930.